Fidelity Open World A Acc

Ranked 312 out of 752 in - Global over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Ayesha Akbar

Bill McQuaker

Born in Girvan in 1963, Scotsman Bill McQuaker attended the University of Edinburgh graduating with an honours degree in business studies. He started his investment career with County Natwest IM in 1986, and moved onto NatWest Securities before taking on a role as European equity strategist at Credit Suisse in 1996. He then joined Henderson in 2005, and is now head of equities, responsible for overseeing the management of Henderson's equity assets. Bill and his team are responsible for equity assets covering all regions, as well as specialist SRI, multi-manager, single sector and hedge funds. He remains director of the multi-manager funds which he has been responsible for since 2005. Away from the office, the outdoor life features strongly in Bill’s recreation with golf, tennis, football and walking joining music on his list of interests.


The fund aims to provide an average annual return of 7% after deduction of ongoing fund charges over a typical market cycle of 5-7 years. The fund typically has a large exposure to equities meaning that it is likely to experience short-term price fluctuations in line with these markets. The fund provides global exposure to a diversified range of assets by primarily investing in funds. Asset allocation exposure of the fund will be actively managed subject to it remaining within the following parameters in all market conditions: 80-100% equity, 0-20% debt instruments.

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Global over : 31/03/2018 - 31/03/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 7.4%
2018 -5.3% -6.8% 8.0% 3.1% -8.8%
2017 13.3% 5.9% 0.9% 0.4% 5.7%
2016 26.3% 1.1% 4.1% 12.4% 6.9%
2015 1.4% 6.3% -4.6% -8.6% 9.4%
2014 7.6% -0.5% 1.5% 2.1% 4.4%
2013 -0.4% 2.2% 3.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Fidelity North America Equity I USD Acc 32.91%
Fidelity Europe ex-UK Equity I EUR Acc 10.77%
Fidelity Global Emerging Markets Equity I USD Acc 9.73%
Fidelity Asia Pacific ex-Japan Equity I USD Acc 9.50%
Fidelity UK Equity I GBP Acc 8.84%
Fidelity Japan Equity I JPY Acc 7.88%
Investec Global Gold I Acc GBP 6.29%
SPDR S&P US Dividend Aristocrats ETF 4.75%
IVI European GBP 2.94%
Merian North American Equity U2 GBP Acc 2.39%

Registered For Sale In

  1. Guernsey
  2. Jersey
  3. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date05/02/2013
  • Share Class size118Mn
  • Base currencyGBX

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. regular additional investment50


  • Annual management1.25%
  • Initial investment3.00%

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).